Release Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

An Evening of Arab Art and Poetry

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Michael Berry Amphitheater, Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center
Statue of a Muslim man

In collaboration with the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Michigan (U-M) in Ann Arbor, the HFC Arab Cultural Studies Program will hold An Evening of Arab Art and Poetry on Friday, March 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Berry Amphitheater, located on the first floor of the ASCC (Building L).

Dr. Hashim Al-Tawil, HFC Professor of Fine Arts and Chair of the Art History Department, will speak about "The Forgotten History of Arab Art and Architecture." Dr. Samer Ali, U-M Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Literature, will speak about "Arabic Poetry as Martial Arts: The Case of Mutanabbi."

This event is free and open to the public. A light dinner (Halal) will be provided. You must register for this event. To register or for further information, contact either Dr. Michael Daher at or Sam Bazzi at